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ABZ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: ABZ / EGPD
Airport Names:
  1. Aberdeen International Airport
  2. Aberdeen/Dyce Airport
  3. Port-adhair Obar Dheathain
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 57°12'9"N by 2°11'53"W
Area Served: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Operator/Owner: Heathrow Airport Holdings
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 215 feet (66 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ):

  • The furthest airport from Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,616 miles (18,694 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • The airport has one main passenger terminal, serving scheduled and charter holiday flights.
  • General aviation flight training for private pilots licenses takes place from the East Side of the airport and located in the ground Handling agents premises.
  • With the discovery of North Sea oil, helicopter operations began in 1967, linking the growing number of oil rigs to the mainland.
  • Aberdeen International Airport handled 3,440,765 passengers last year.
  • BAA expects to spend £60million on extending the runway farther still to allow bigger, more modern aircraft to fly from Aberdeen to destinations across the Mediterranean, North Africa and North America, as well as building a bigger, better-equipped terminal and new parking stands for aircraft.
  • On 16 May 1945, two pilots were killed when a Wellington bomber crashed on landing wrecking a goods train in Dyce Station.
  • On 17 August 1943, a Mosquito crashed following a stall in the circuit, crashing onto 5 John Street in Dyce village.
  • The closest airport to Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ) is RAF Lossiemouth (LMO), which is located 55 miles (88 kilometers) NW of ABZ.
  • In addition to being known as "Aberdeen International Airport", other names for ABZ include "Aberdeen/Dyce Airport" and "Port-adhair Obar Dheathain".
  • Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ) currently has only 1 runway.
  • On 6 October 2011, a 124-metre extension to the main runway at the airport was opened, almost eight months ahead of schedule.
  • Because of Aberdeen International Airport's relatively low elevation of 215 feet, planes can take off or land at Aberdeen International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.

Map of Nearest Airports from Aberdeen International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Aberdeen International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
154.82 miles (88.23 km) NWRAF Lossiemouth (LMO)Lossiemouth, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Lossiemouth on a map View satellite image of RAF Lossiemouth Set LMO as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lossiemouth
259.35 miles (95.51 km) WNWKinloss Barracks (FSS)Forres, Scotland, United KingdomView Kinloss Barracks on a map View satellite image of Kinloss Barracks Set FSS as destination Airport Get more information about Kinloss Barracks
360.54 miles (97.42 km) SSWDundee Airport (DND)Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomView Dundee Airport on a map View satellite image of Dundee Airport Set DND as destination Airport Get more information about Dundee Airport
462.68 miles (100.87 km) SSWRAF Leuchars (ADX)St Andrews, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Leuchars on a map View satellite image of RAF Leuchars Set ADX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Leuchars
568.88 miles (110.84 km) SWPerth Airport (PSL)Perth, Scotland, United KingdomView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PSL as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
672.79 miles (117.14 km) WNWInverness Airport (INV)Inverness, Scotland, United KingdomView Inverness Airport on a map View satellite image of Inverness Airport Set INV as destination Airport Get more information about Inverness Airport
792.84 miles (149.41 km) NNWWick Airport (WIC)Wick, Scotland, United KingdomView Wick Airport on a map View satellite image of Wick Airport Set WIC as destination Airport Get more information about Wick Airport
897.40 miles (156.75 km) SSWEdinburgh Airport (EDI)Edinburgh, United KingdomView Edinburgh Airport on a map View satellite image of Edinburgh Airport Set EDI as destination Airport Get more information about Edinburgh Airport
9123.98 miles (199.53 km) NNWKirkwall Airport (KOI)Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, United KingdomView Kirkwall Airport on a map View satellite image of Kirkwall Airport Set KOI as destination Airport Get more information about Kirkwall Airport
10125.29 miles (201.64 km) SWGlasgow International Airport (GLA)Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow International Airport on a map View satellite image of Glasgow International Airport Set GLA as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow International Airport
11135.89 miles (218.69 km) NStronsay Airport (SOY)Stronsay, Scotland, United KingdomView Stronsay Airport on a map View satellite image of Stronsay Airport Set SOY as destination Airport Get more information about Stronsay Airport
12138.94 miles (223.61 km) NEday Airport (EOI)Eday, Scotland, United KingdomView Eday Airport on a map View satellite image of Eday Airport Set EOI as destination Airport Get more information about Eday Airport
13142.16 miles (228.78 km) NSanday Airport (NDY)Sanday, Scotland, United KingdomView Sanday Airport on a map View satellite image of Sanday Airport Set NDY as destination Airport Get more information about Sanday Airport
14148.64 miles (239.21 km) SWGlasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK)Prestwick (near Glasgow), Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow-Prestwick Airport on a map View satellite image of Glasgow-Prestwick Airport Set PIK as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow-Prestwick Airport
15150.82 miles (242.73 km) SNewcastle Airport (NCL)Newcastle upon Tyne, United KingdomView Newcastle Airport on a map View satellite image of Newcastle Airport Set NCL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Aberdeen International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Aberdeen International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,616.04 miles (18,694.16 km) SERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
211,593.36 miles (18,657.66 km) SSEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,589.99 miles (18,652.23 km) SSEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map View satellite image of Invercargill Airport Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
411,543.75 miles (18,577.82 km) SSEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
511,533.13 miles (18,560.73 km) SSEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
611,509.73 miles (18,523.08 km) SSEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map View satellite image of Queenstown Airport Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
711,501.35 miles (18,509.59 km) SSERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
811,499.27 miles (18,506.24 km) SSEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanaka Airport Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
911,481.75 miles (18,478.05 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1011,478.53 miles (18,472.86 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
1111,472.42 miles (18,463.03 km) SSEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map View satellite image of Milford Sound Airport Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1211,461.97 miles (18,446.20 km) SSEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1311,459.80 miles (18,442.72 km) SSEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1411,450.68 miles (18,428.04 km) SSEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map View satellite image of Mount Cook Airport Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1511,428.85 miles (18,392.90 km) SSEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Fox Glacier Aerodrome Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome